Long Beach police investigating BB gun attacks

Long Beach police are investigating two BB gun shootings over the weekend, including an incident in which yeshiva students were shot and another where two women were struck. Lt. Mark Stark, a …

The city’s show of solidarity

By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com “This is an attack — one we never imagined would happen on American soil against the Jewish people,” Rabbi Eli Goodman, of Chabad of the Beaches, …

Legislators call on Cuomo to help Sandy victims

Six years after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the South Shore, elected officials are calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to eliminate the New York Rising deadlines for optional and mandatory home elevations and …

New federal law would prevent ‘claw-backs’

Six years after Hurricane Sandy, U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice announced legislation on Tuesday that would protect storm victims who receive federal disaster relief funds from having to repay benefits that …

Army Corps given OK for work at Lido Towers' private beach

The city of Long Beach and Town of Hempstead recently granted The Army Corps of Engineers access to a stretch of private beach owned by Lido Towers in order to build dunes as part of a $230 million …

Lifelong AOH member Michael Diamond remembered

“He was very proud of his Irish heritage and even more proud of his country, the United States,” said Joey Diamond, son of Michael Diamond, a lifelong member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians …

Board of Ed to hold hearing on Code of Conduct

The Board of Education is set to hold a public hearing on a revised version of the district’s Code of Conduct at the next board meeting on Nov. 8. “We have been working on this for several …

City unveils Wreck of Mexico landmark

More than 200 people gathered on the boardwalk at Lincoln Boulevard on Oct. 20 for a ceremony commemorating the Wreck of the Mexico with an unveiling of a historic plaque. The Long Beach Island …